This video will walk you through the steps needed to replace the parking brake cables on your Mini Cooper. The vehicle in the video is an R56 Mini, but the information will apply to other Minis with a similar parking brake design.
Video on Mini Interior Removal: https://youtu.be/powCgE9Tx50
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AC Delco RT Cable 18P97004 (these did not work for my application): https://www.amazon.com/ACDelco-18P97004-Professional-Passenger-Brake/dp/B01E6I91EC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533057746&sr=8-1&keywords=2007+mini+cooper+parking+brake+cables&dpID=41ydQbny4oL&preST=_SX300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch
AC Delco LF Cable 18P97005 (these did not work for my application): https://www.amazon.com/ACDelco-18P97005-Professional-Driver-Brake/dp/B01E6I9VXS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1533057746&sr=8-2&keywords=2007+mini+cooper+parking+brake+cables
Left Cable that did work G2NMB2210: https://new.minimania.com/part/G2NMB2210/Parking-Brake-Bowden-Cable-Left-Side-Oem—Mini-Cooper–S-R56-R57-R58-R59
Right Cable that worked G2NMB2211: https://new.minimania.com/part/G2NMB2211/Parking-Brake-Bowden-Cable-Right-Side-Oem-Mini-Cooper–S-R56-R57-R58-R59
1/4″ Milwaukee Driver: https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Products/Power-Tools/2453-22
Ingersoll Rand 3/8″ Impact: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/ingersoll-rand-w5132-k12-iqv20-3-8-drive-impactool-bl2022-kit#oid=1002_1
Milwaukee Light: https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Products/Lighting/2125-21XC
How To Fabricate Parking Brake Cables: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeyaFW1CFPY&t=3s
How To Isolate a Brake Pulsation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAbET9aKq_g
How To Replace a Rear Caliper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaRgAvh0HhM
Introducing The Mini Series: https://youtu.be/Ajsk8kgafXg
2007-2013 Mini Cooper S (R56) Battery Replacement: https://youtu.be/3WpqmJT_Wc0
Carpet and Seat Installation R56 Mini Cooper: https://youtu.be/19BDsW4J7UE
Mini Cooper S (R56) Front End Removal: https://youtu.be/2RfQsOwBZHk
Mini Cooper Oil Leak Repairs (R56/N14): https://youtu.be/7MWiOnZxURw
Direct Injection Intake Valve Cleaning (R56/N14): https://youtu.be/JJcX0eRZmFA
Mini N14 Timing Chain Replacement: https://youtu.be/VoPz9sEvYN4
Mini Cooper Clutch Replacement: https://youtu.be/EGFpis7V27w
Mini Cooper Engine Installation (Part 1): https://youtu.be/56lB1hDngqU
Mini Cooper Engine Installation (Part 2): https://youtu.be/4oXAD1YRbCk
Mini Cooper Rear Hatch Won’t Latch Repair: https://youtu.be/F0nuP7sfhZs
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